Regressed vs Redressed - What's the difference?

regressed | redressed |

As verbs the difference between regressed and redressed

is that regressed is (regress) while redressed is (redress).

As an adjective regressed

is that has been subject to regression.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?




  • (regress)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • That has been subject to regression
  • redressed



  • (redress)

  • redress

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) redrecier and (etyl) redresser, from (re-) + .


  • To put in order again; to set right; to emend; to revise.
  • * Milton
  • In yonder spring of roses intermixed / With myrtle, find what to redress till noon.
  • * A. Hamilton
  • your wish that I should redress a certain paper which you had prepared
  • To set right, as a wrong; to repair, as an injury; to make amends for; to remedy; to relieve from.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Those wrongs, those bitter injuries, / I doubt not but with honour to redress .
  • To make amends or compensation to; to relieve of anything unjust or oppressive; to bestow relief upon.
  • * Dryden
  • 'Tis thine, O king! the afflicted to redress .
  • * Byron
  • Will Gaul or Muscovite redress ye?
  • (obsolete) To put upright again; to restore.
  • * 1485 , Sir Thomas Malory, Le Morte Darthur , Book X:
  • ‘Well,’ sayde Sir Palomydes, ‘than shall ye se how we shall redresse oure myghtes!’
    Derived terms
    * self-redress


  • The act of redressing; a making right; reformation; correction; amendment.
  • A setting right, as of wrong, injury, or oppression; as, the redress of grievances; hence, relief; remedy; reparation; indemnification.
  • One who, or that which, gives relief; a redresser.
  • Etymology 2



  • To dress again.
  • * 1963 , Albert J. Solnit, ?Milton J. E. Senn, ?Sally Provence, Modern perspectives in child development (page 588)
  • The teacher first undressed and redressed the doll for the child, then showed her how to pull the snaps apart. No other activity interested the little girl, and after repeated demonstrations she was still trying unsuccessfully to undress the doll.
  • To redecorate a previously existing film set so that it can double for another set.
  • Noun

  • The redecoration of a previously existing film set so that it can double for another set.
  • This is a redress of the office set.


    * English heteronyms